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"I was at the University of Iowa for 19 years, and at Iowa State now for nine, and this is as fine a group of Iowa kids as I've ever been around. I know a lot more about the state of Iowa than any college recruiter or college coach. I know a lot more about it than any college recruiting analyst."
McCarney high on this year's in-state crop
Des Moines Register

"It's not an NCAA issue. It's not an issue that involves our basketball program. It's a personal issue and it's related to personnel and I've been asked not to comment."
Federal investigators executed search warrant at Hilton Coliseum
Des Moines Register

"Coming off the last game, shooting 2-for-10, I took it kind of hard after losing in double-overtime. If I would have made one more basket or one more free throw. Just not coming off a good game at all really motivated me to have a good game tonight."
ISU post player puts on clinic at Oklahoma State's expense
Des Moines Register

"I thought he was. That's what he was telling me up until last week. The whole time, that's all he was talking about was Iowa State and how it was going to be when we got there. I've got a feeling he's going to be wishing he came to Iowa State."
Teammate of high-profile recruit signs on as planned
Ames Tribune

"That's as good a group in the offensive line as I've been around in the state of Iowa. Fortunately, we got 'em all. All of those kids we offered, we got in the state of Iowa. We upgraded our football team, there's no doubt about it, with this class. I think it's going to be a great bunch."
Program's future in hands of in-state kids
Quad City Times

Lemming ranks national signees, classes
Quad City Times

Abundance of Iowans sign with Cyclones
Cedar Rapids Gazette

Athletic department nets profile from H-Bowl trip
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"He's one of the most intense, one of the fiercest competitors, one of the most physical players I've ever been around in recruiting."
Berg valuable addition to '03 class
Omaha World Herald

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